Symbol of protection and wisdom.
Athena was the goddess of wisdom in Greek mythology. An owl is her symbol. Zeus had a daughter named Athena. Athena was a weaver and a seamstress who taught others how to sew and weave. She was a teacher of agriculture and metallurgy to humans. She was the patron saint of the Greek city of Athens. Athena gave the Athenians the olive tree, which aided their economy by providing them with wood, food, and oil. She guarded the king as the goddess of the palace. Athena was the goddess of war strategy, and she led warriors into battle. She preferred warriors and heroes who were astute and clever.